Chevruel's Law of Simultaneous Contrast

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"The One Law"



Study these colors closely -- look for differences.

Consider Chevreul's "One Law" -- two neighboring colors, when seen by the eye will appear as dissimilar as possible.

Now based both on appearances, and on Chevreul's law, what shift in percieved color do you expect... or see?










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